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How to Host a Suffragist Memorial Party

By Lauriane Lebrun In honor of the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association’s Iron Jawed Angels viewing party (which I’m hosting on Twitter on August 26, 2015, the Nineteenth Amendment’s ninety-fifth birthday!), I decided to have a little fun with this blog post by creating a “suffragist memorial party”
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Announcing TPMSA’s 2015 National Essay and Creative Content Contest

2015 Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association National Student Essay and Creative Content Contest [space] FAIRFAX, Va. (August 5, 2015) The Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association (TPSMA) announced the start of its First Annual National Essay and Creative Content Contest open to any currently enrolled
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7 Suffragist Men and the Importance of Allies

By Lauriane Lebrun Male allies were vital to the success of the women’s suffrage movement.  As members of a privileged group, men had the advantage of being influential and respected in most areas, especially at the polls and in government.  While some used this against the suffragists, others reasoned that giving
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5 Reasons Why I Support the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial (And Why You Should, Too!)

By Lauriane Lebrun 1.  The Suffragists Deserve It. Seriously.        Anyone who successfully maneuvers the long, arduous process of getting a constitutional amendment passed probably deserves a memorial to begin with.  After all, most people are not particularly fond of change, so convincing an entire nation to
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January 2015 – Suppers for Suffragists Fundraiser Recap

Thank you to all those who attended our January Suppers for Suffragists fundraising event on January 29, 2015 at California Tortilla in Crystal City, Arlington, Virginia, and a special thank you to the managers and staff at California Tortilla for their generosity and support in hosting our guests. It was
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Ringing in the New Year

As we bid adieu to the year 2014, the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association would like to thank you for your ongoing support and interest in the women’s suffrage movement and the planned suffragist memorial. While this year has been one of great accomplishments, we still have much to do before
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December 2014: Suffragist of the Month

TPSM’s December 2014 Suffragist of the Month: Elizabeth Stuyvesant Formerly of Cincinnati, she lived in New York City and was a professional dancer. She came from a family in which duty to country was valued.  Her great-grandfather died in the Revolutionary War, her grandfather in the Civil War, and her
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Night of Terror Timeline: November 14-15, 1917

November 14th #OTD 1917,12PM: We were sentenced to imprisonment @ Lorton's OccoquanWorkhouse when we refused to pay the fine (EllaFindeisen) #NightofTerro — TPSM (@TPSM2020) November 14, 2014 Arrested #OTD 1917: Ada Kendell, Ruth Crocker, Katherine Fisher, Anna Guenter, Nina Samarodin, Hilda Blumberg,
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Night of Terror Timeline: November 13, 1917

#OTD 1917, 1PM: A picket line of 31 of us went out from NWP to the White House. (Hilda Blumberg) #NightofTerror #suffrage — TPSM (@TPSM2020) November 13, 2014 Banners were taken and destroyed, they proceeded with bare poles. (Hilda Blumberg) #NightofTerror — TPSM (@TPSM2020) November 13, 2014 #OTD
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Night of Terror Timeline: November 12, 1917

#OTD 1917, 10AM: All 41 of us were arrested and tried for "obstructing traffic." (Lucy Burns) #NightofTerror #suffrage #wmnhist — TPSM (@TPSM2020) November 12, 2014 #OTD 1917, 3PM: All of us were dismissed w/o imposing sentence.The judge was taking the case under advisement. (HattieKruger)
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